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Kevin Anderson stuns Roger Federer; Rafael Nadal edges Juan Martin del Potro: Best photos, quotes and reactions from a thrilling men's quarter-final day

6 monthes ago   |   By Live Tennis

It doesn't get much more dramatic than this - eight-time champion Roger Federer crashing out of Wimbledon at the hands of Kevin Anderson after leading by two sets and having a match point and Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro contesting a five-set thriller of their own on Centre Court. Relive all of the action of men's quarter-final day with the best photos, reactions, quotes and highlights below!
Kevin Anderson (8) def. Roger Federer (1) 2-6, 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11
Nobody gave Kevin Anderson a chance before his quarter-final showdown with Roger Federer. He'd never taken the Swiss to...
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Warrior Nadal downs Del Potro in thriller to reach semi-finals

Warrior Nadal downs Del Potro in thriller to reach semi-finals

6 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By Pritha Sarkar LONDON - It was a breathless Wimbledon contest that kept on giving for almost five hours - diving volleys, ferocious forehands, blazing backhands and even acrobatic tumbles - and at the end of it all Rafael Nadal was the one left standing on Wednesday. Juan Martin del Potro
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Nadal edges del Potro in 5-set Wimbledon thriller

Nadal edges del Potro in 5-set Wimbledon thriller

6 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

LONDON - When the 4 hours, 48 minutes of diving across the grass and leaping into the stands, of slipping and sliding, of so many moments of great tension - and, above all, great tennis - were done, when Rafael Nadal had sealed his Wimbledon quarterfinal victory, the man he edged, Juan Martin del Potro, was face-down at a Centre Court baseline.
"I wanted to stay there," del Potro said afterward, "all night long."
He did hold that pose, a mixture of full-on despair and utter exhaustion, for a bit, which felt appropriate. So, too, did what happened next after Nadal won 7-5, 6-7 (7), 4-6...
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